on this day

If you hit the jackpot If you hit the jackpot

On this day in 1963, Liza Minnelli, age 17, made her off-Broadway debut in a revival of Best Foot Forward.

on April 02, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Happy April 1! Happy April 1!

This afternoon’s “Opera in Exile” features a live recording of Fedora with Franco Corelli and Maria Callas.

on April 01, 2020 at 12:01 AM
Rare bird Rare bird

Happy 68th birthday soprano Nelly Miricioiu.

on March 31, 2020 at 2:43 PM
Time is very kind to her Time is very kind to her

On this day in 1892, Adelina Patti sang her first and only performance of La traviata at the Metropolitan Opera House.

on March 30, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Flop of steel Flop of steel

On this day in 1966 the musical It’s a Bird…It’s a Plane…It’s Superman opened at the Alvin Theatre.

on March 29, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Super bass Super bass

Happy 78th birthday bass Samuel Ramey.

on March 28, 2020 at 12:05 PM
Nobody gets anything for nothing Nobody gets anything for nothing

Born on this day in 1899 film diva Gloria Swanson.

on March 27, 2020 at 11:53 AM
Hello, Gorgeous! Hello, Gorgeous!

On this day in 1964 the Jule StyneBob Merrill musical Funny Girl opened at the Winter Garden Theatre, to run 1,348 performances.

on March 26, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Moment of truth Moment of truth

Born on this day in 1910 soprano Magda Olivero.

on March 25, 2020 at 11:37 AM
New York’s first diva New York’s first diva

Born on this day in 1808 soprano Maria Malibran.

on March 24, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Small victory Small victory

On this day in 1977 soprano Ileana Cotrubas made her Metropolitan Opera debut as Mimì.

on March 23, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Wer ein holdes Weib errungen Wer ein holdes Weib errungen

Born on this day in 1912 soprano Martha Mödl.

on March 22, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Going for the gold Going for the gold

On this day in 2003 the legendary Chita Rivera celebrated 50 years as a Broadway performer playing the role of Liliane LeFleur in a Broadway revival of the musical Nine.

on March 21, 2020 at 12:38 PM
Mods against tomorrow Mods against tomorrow

On this day in 1967, model, singer and entrepreneur Twiggy arrived in New York City.

on March 20, 2020 at 8:00 AM